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PGA Championship tee times 2015: Start time and pairings for Thursday's opening round

Tiger Woods will tee off early, while the headline group will wait for the afternoon.

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Update: Friday's tee times at the PGA Championship.

The final major of 2015 has arrived with the 2015 PGA Championship set to begin at Whistling Straits. With Rory McIlroy ready to make his return from injury, the field is once again stocked with the best players in the world. There is plenty of intrigue heading into the first 18 holes with Jordan Spieth gunning for his third major of the year while McIlroy will attempt to shake off the rust quickly and defend his PGA Championship title.

A lot of eyes will be on McIlroy and Spieth, the No. 1 and No. 2 players in the world. They will be paired together in the first round to form the notable group of the day, joined by British Open champion Zach Johnson. The three won't take their turn on the No. 1 tee until the afternoon though with a scheduled tee time of 2:20 p.m. ET.

The headline group may have to wait for the afternoon, but there will be plenty of action throughout the day. The round will begin shortly before 8 a.m. with the first groups scheduled to tee off at 7:45 a.m. Tiger Woods will be among the morning wave on Thursday and will be a focus of the early coverage. Woods will tee off at 9:15 a.m. playing with Martin Kaymer and Keegan Bradley. The three will be the featured group of the morning and thanks to limited coverage, their round will be the only live golf available early on.

Unlike the the U.S. Open or British Open, which feature multiple live streams and extended television coverage, the coverage will be somewhat limited on Thursday. The featured group stream covering Woods' group will be the only live coverage prior to when television coverage begins at 2 p.m. At that point, there will be six hours of television coverage, a par-3 stream and a simulcast stream of the television coverage. There will also be radio coverage beginning at noon on PGA Tour Radio.

Here is a complete look at the first round tee times from Whistling Straits. All times Eastern.

No. 1 Players
7:45 a.m. Chesson Hadley Rory Sabbatini Ryan Helminen
7:55 a.m. Boo Weekley Grant Sturgeon David Howell
8:05 a.m. Thomas Bjorn Austin Peters Charles Howell III
8:15 a.m. Robert Streb Russell Henley Byeong Hun An
8:25 a.m. James Morrison Ryan Palmer Charley Hoffman
8:35 a.m. Ryan Moore Thongchai Jaidee Stephen Gallacher
8:45 a.m. David Toms Mark Brooks Vijay Singh
8:55 a.m. Harris English Jamie Donaldson James Hahn
9:05 a.m. J.B. Holmes Mikko Ilonen Ross Fisher
9:15 a.m. Tony Finau Danny Lee Branden Grace
9:25 a.m. Anirban Lahiri Morgan Hoffmann Steven Young
9:35 a.m. Matt Jones Brian Cairns Matt Every
9:45 a.m. Adam Rainaud Brian Harman J.J. Henry
No. 10 Players
7:45 a.m. Brian Gaffney David Hearn Pat Perez
7:55 a.m. Brendan Steele Johan Kok Hideki Matsuyama
8:05 a.m. John Daly Matt Dobyns Colin Montgomerie
8:15 a.m. Victor Dubuisson Matt Kuchar Charl Schwartzel
8:25 a.m. Bill Haas Sergio Garcia Louis Oosthuizen
8:35 a.m. Justin Rose Geoff Ogilvy Brandt Snedeker
8:45 a.m. Bubba Watson Jim Furyk Paul Casey
8:55 a.m. Ernie Els Lee Westwood Hunter Mahan
9:05 a.m. Rickie Fowler Jason Day Dustin Johnson
9:15 a.m. Tiger Woods Martin Kaymer Keegan Bradley
9:25 a.m. Marc Warren Francesco Molinari Gary Woodland
9:35 a.m. Tyrrell Hatton Brent Snyder Brendon Todd
9:45 a.m. Fabian Gomez Martin Laird Jeff Olson
No. 1 Players
1 p.m. Alex Cejka Koumei Oda Bob Sowards
1:10 p.m. Kevin Chappell Ryan Kennedy Brendon de Jonge
1:20 p.m. Darren Clarke Steve Stricker Davis Love III
1:30 p.m. Justin Thomas Tommy Fleetwood Jimmy Walker
1:40 p.m. Bernd Wiesberger Shane Lowry Webb Simpson
1:50 p.m. Ian Poulter Nick Watney Joost Luiten
2 p.m. Patrick Reed Graeme McDowell Luke Donald
2:10 p.m. Brooks Koepka Adam Scott Henrik Stenson
2:20 p.m. Jordan Spieth Rory McIlroy Zach Johnson
2:30 p.m. Jason Dufner Phil Mickelson Padraig Harrington
2:40 p.m. Danny Willett John Senden Cameron Tringale
2:50 p.m. Marcel Siem Jason Bohn Omar Uresti
3 p.m. Daniel Venezio Richard Ramsay Nick Taylor
No. 10 Players
1 p.m. Charles Frost George McNeill Emiliano Grillo
1:10 p.m. Brett Jones Chris Wood Sean O'Hair
1:20 p.m. George Coetzee Soren Kjeldsen Ben Martin
1:30 p.m. Shaun Micheel Rich Beem Y.E. Yang
1:40 p.m. Rafa Cabrera-Bello Steven Bowditch Daniel Berger
1:50 p.m. Pablo Larrazabal Camilo Villegas Kiradech Aphibarnrat
2 p.m. Cameron Smith Hiroshi Iwata Shawn Stefani
2:10 p.m. David Lingmerth Kevin Streelman Sangmoon Bae
2:20 p.m. Alexander Levy Troy Merritt Russell Knox
2:30 p.m. Miguel Angel Jimenez Tim Clark Billy Horschel
2:40 p.m. Eddie Pepperell Sean Dougherty Kevin Na
2:50 p.m. Kevin Kisner Marc Leishman Ben Polland
3 p.m. Alan Morin Andy Sullivan Scott Piercy


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